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VLDR Velodyne Lidar

Employees

Data from SEC filings
Employee count

ESG framework mentions

In last year of SEC filings
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)
No mentions
Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)
No mentions
Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
No mentions
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
No mentions

ESG term mentions

In last year of SEC filings

Shareholder alignment

Vote support at last AGM


On June 10, 2021, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (“Velodyne”) held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”). At the Annual Meeting, Velodyne’s stockholders voted on two proposals, each of which is described in more detail in Velodyne’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 17, 2021.

Only stockholders of record as of the close of business on April 19, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, were entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. As of the record date, 193,872,211 shares of Velodyne’s common stock were outstanding and entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. The holders of a total of 132,266,204 shares of common stock were present at the Annual Meeting, either in person or by proxy, which total constituted a quorum of the issued and outstanding shares on the record date of the Annual Meeting. In deciding all matters at the Annual Meeting, each holder of common stock of Velodyne was entitled to one vote for each share of common stock held as of the close of business on the record date.

The tabulation of the stockholders’ votes on each proposal brought before the Annual Meeting is as follows:

Proposal 1: The election of two directors to serve as Class I directors until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her successor is elected or appointed:

The voting for the Class I directors was as follows:

NameForWithheld
Hamid Zarringhalam*111,598,733360,984
Eric Singer**96,792,0561,957,000


(*) Velodyne’s nominee

(**) David Hall’s nominee



Accordingly, each of Mr. Zarringhalam and Mr. Singer were elected as Class I directors of Velodyne to hold office until the 2024 annual meeting of stockholders and until his respective successor is elected or appointed.



Proposal 2: The ratification of the appointment of KPMG LLP as Velodyne’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021:

ForAgainstAbstentionsBroker Non-Votes
131,500,919452,994312,29120,306,487